Today’s warehouse managers constantly are challenged to “do more with less.” Most attempt to meet this challenge by finding ways to reduce labor costs. Few, however, have spent time to understand and manage a key component of labor cost: indirect, or idle, time.
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The Big 50 list highlights a group of companies who are aggressive and progressive. This year's list shows a significant amount of revenue growth, more than typical amounts of consolidation, and even a notably absent name (Barnes Distribution, now a part of MSC). It’s a tough marketplace, and the strong survive and thrive. If anything in these pages inspires confidence, we hope it’s the leadership of an industry that refuses to slow down.
"During the quarter, we completed the spinoff of TimkenSteel on time and under budget and we're now fully focused on executing our strategy for the bearings and power transmission business," said CEO Richard G. Kyle.
Airgas was selected from Eastman’s more than 6,500 global suppliers to receive the recognition for consistently delivering high quality products and services.
This new add-on benefits the user in reducing the rewind speed, increasing motor torque and fitting an optional 3-way brake.
While 80 percent of consumers believe it's important for companies to behave ethically, their three most important attributes when shopping are price, value, and quality.
The study found that 35.1 percent of people with credit records had been reported to collections for debt that averaged $5,178, based on September 2013 records.
New SVP and GM Tribby Warfield is actively involved in numerous industry associations such as the Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA), where she serves as Foundation Board Trustee.
The SafeLock system is the perfect solution for users looking for that added layer of safety and peace-of-mind in a vertical reciprocating conveyor (VRC).
Russia's foreign ministry complained vocally about the sanctions, criticizing the U.S. for "advancing baseless claims" about its role in Ukraine in a "pretentious, prosecutorial manner."
With the acquisition of Ferguson Chemical Innovation, Unipex Solutions Canada strengthens its industrial portfolio and gains access to new markets and customers.
CEO Scott Santi called the business "well positioned for long-term growth," partly due to the recent divestiture of its industrial packaging segment.
The world's largest online retailer is facing off in India against a new name in e-commerce that was founded by former Amazon employees: Flipkart.
As Lowe's continues to invest in capabilities to better serve professional customers, the company has launched ProExpress, an on-demand delivery service to get pros the emergency and last minute supplies they need.
Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc., a global and diversified consumer products company with market-leading brands including Rayovac, has reported record fiscal 2014 third quarter results.
Grainger's Board of Directors has appointed Rodney C. Adkins to the board, bringing the total number of members to 11.
Hayes UK, a supplier of specialist safety, testing and servicing products to the plumbing and heating industry, has acquired Leeds-based Arctic Products, in a deal that will create the leading player in the British market.
Infor has announced that Turtle & Hughes, a leading distributor of electrical and industrial equipment, has successfully implemented Infor Distribution SX.e across its enterprise.
XPO Logistics, Inc. has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire New Breed Holding Company and completed the acquisition of Atlantic Central Logistics (ACL).
Bob Parsons, chairman of the construction products distributor A.H. Harris & Sons, Inc., has announced the promotion of Kimberly Corwin, current president and chief operating officer, to president and chief executive officer.
Memories of Bill Clinton and the campaign of 1998 may help explain why Speaker John Boehner and the current GOP leadership want no part of such talk now, although conservatives increasingly clamor for it.